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Secrets of Taking and Defending Powerful Depositions CLE - Telephonic Seminar - Limited Availability

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Learn the latest on Secrets of Taking and Defending Powerful Depositions CLE with this convenient, telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording and podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE and MCLE credit, receive access to complete course and reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.

Secrets of Taking and Defending Powerful Depositions CLE

90-Minute, Live Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022

Limited Availability

Register for CLE and MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Benefits:

Given recent challenges and changes in litigation today, depositions have become more important than ever. Taking and defending powerful depositions can be the difference in resolving a matter favorably. The faculty will cover strategies on both taking and defending the deposition, virtual depo’s, key witness preparation, teaching your client to be a prepared deposition witness, strategies on formulating challenging questions, coordinating questions during the deposition, techniques used by the most experienced attorneys and introducing powerful depositions for impeachment and refreshing recollection, among other strategies. Our distinguished seminar faculty will also cover ethical considerations and skills in preparing witnesses for virtual depositions. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the best practices and techniques discussed in this convenient, telephonic seminar.

Agenda:

Secrets of Taking and Defending Powerful Depositions CLE:

a. Creating Critical Deposition Questions

b. Techniques for the Virtual Deposition

c. Prepping the Client to be A Prepared Deposition Witness

d. Ethical Issues, including Preparation Practices and Avoiding Perjury

e. Open-ended vs. Leading Questions: Which is Better?

f. When and Where to Use Live Witness or Deposition Testimony in Trial

g. Making and Preserving Objections during Depositions

h. Waiver of Objections

i. Differences between Depositions of Parties and Non-parties

j. Cutting-edge Tools to Defend the Deposition

k. Use of Errata Sheets

Interactive Question and Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Adam E. Carr is the Managing Partner of Carr Law Office, LLC, where he provides legal defense and coverage counsel to large and small companies, insurers, and others who require a legal defense for auto, home, bus, truck, commercial general, complex liability; and other exposures in the trial courts and on appeal. Mr. Carr has been board certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2004. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and 10 Superb by Avvo. He has been selected nine times to The Best Lawyers in America and ten times to SuperLawyers. He is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, and previously on the Civil Litigation and Procedure Specialty Board for the CLM Journal of American Law. He is also a member of the DRI - the Voice of Defense Bar; his state's Association of Civil Trial Attorneys;local Association of Civil Trial Attorneys; and the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators.

2. Judge Ronald C. Dresnick (ret.) is a Partner at Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen and Levine, P.L., where he focuses on commercial litigation, arbitrations, mediations, and civil trials. He is a former Circuit Judge, over which he has presided for 19 years. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Dresnick was a trial lawyer for 25 years. He began his career as an Assistant Public Defender. He later practiced for over a decade in a four-person partnership, along with F. Lee Bailey and former State Attorney Richard E. Gerstein. During his practice he represented numerous high profile defendants including Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman). He has defended a number of high profile drug defendants from South American including a case in Detroit in the first instance where Cornel Oliver North took the Fifth Amendment. He represented the cabinet level head of Bolivia’s anti-drug agency against smuggling charges. He has also represented numerous local public officials including a sitting judge charged in the “Operation Court broom” public corruption case. Judge Dresnick has presided over numerous high-profile cases, including several criminal cases which were carried gavel to gavel on Court TV. As an attorney, Judge Dresnick has appeared as a commentator on national television numerous times. Judge Dresnick has taught at the Boston University School of Law and has been an adjunct professor St Thomas School of Law and at the University of Miami School Of Law, where he teaches evidence and has taught litigation skills for the last 15 years. He holds a JD from the University Of Miami School of Law and an LLM from Harvard Law School.

3. Timothy G. O'Neill is a Partner at Snell and Wilmer, where his national litigation practice focuses on complex business litigation and product liability tort litigation, particularly regional and national "pattern" litigation. He represents major corporate defendants as regional and national trial counsel with extensive jury trial experience in numerous federal and state courts around the country. Mr. O'Neill has spoken and written widely on trial practice, including on preparing for depositions, deposing the expert witness, voir dire and opening statements. He has received numerous awards for excellence in practice, including from Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers, among others.

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3. Adam E. Carr is the Managing Partner of Carr Law Office, LLC, where he provides legal defense and coverage counsel to large and small companies, insurers, and others who require a legal defense for auto, home, bus, truck, commercial general, complex liability; and other exposures in the trial courts and on appeal. Mr. Carr has been board certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2004. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and 10 Superb by Avvo. He has been selected nine times to The Best Lawyers in America and ten times to his state's Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, serving on the Civil Litigation and Procedure Specialty Board for the CLM Journal of American Law from 2013-2015. He is also a member of the DRI- the Voice of Defense Bar; the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA); his local Association of Civil Trial Attorneys; and the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators.



Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits ******

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits*****

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington for 1.5 CLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.

****** Please enter NE Bar number on registration form when registering.
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All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording and podcast of the full-length seminar.

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